Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Glass, Room 131


1879 (made)
Place of origin

Vase, Britain (Gateshead-on-Tyne), made by Sowerby & Co., Ellison Glass Works, 1879-1900

Object details

Object type
TitleSwan (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
Press-moulded, opalescent glass
Brief description
Vase, Britain (Gateshead-on-Tyne), made by Sowerby & Co., Ellison Glass Works, 1879-1900
  • Height: 9.3cm
  • Maximum width: 7.5cm
Marks and inscriptions
Diamond registration mark for 14/08/1879
Gallery label
The design was registered in 1879. Made as a flower holder or simply as an ornament.
Sowerby's pattern bk. IX, p.9 (1436)
Bibliographic reference
Cottle (1986;p67)
Other number
7682 - Glass gallery number
Accession number

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Record createdDecember 13, 1997
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